Uttar Pradesh: Minister’s guard carries gun during MRI scan, ruins machine

Updated on Jun 03, 2017 04:41 PM IST

The guard flouted the basic instruction by entered the MRI chamber with the pistol.

A pistol stuck inside an MRI machine at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in Lucknow.(Twitter/ ANI Photo)
A pistol stuck inside an MRI machine at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in Lucknow.(Twitter/ ANI Photo)
Asian News International, Lucknow | ByAsian News International

A security guard of Uttar Pradesh textile minister Satyadev Pachauri tried to get a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan with his weapon still on him, resulting in the machine wresting the pistol and damaging the equipment worth crores.

During the scan at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow, his pistol was pulled from his body and got stuck on the machine.

The magnetic field around the machine seized the loaded pistol and damaged the machine which was worth crores.

However, it has been made clear that the basic instruction was ignored by the guard as he entered the MRI chamber with the pistol.

According to reports, the cost of repairing the 5-crore machine will come around Rs 40-50 lakh.

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